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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
in the budget negotiations between republican house member paul ryan and democratic senator patty murray. it's a small scale deal but what main zbool to replace the sequester spending cuts with other less painful savings in the budget. according to politico a compromise deal with set federal government spending at $1 trillion next year. they want to get a deal done by december 13th so congress can go home for the holidays without a potential government shutdown looming. larry. >> you're absolutely right. nobody has an appetite for a shutdown. i do pretty, we'll talk about this another time, i do pretty they will break the budget caps and break the sequester forever. that's my only concern. >> we'll have to see. >> you're dead right about the lack of a shutdown. a judge says detroit can go ahead with its chapter 9 bankruptcy filing. unions, already planning to appeal. nbc news john yang joins us now with all the details. good evening, john. >> reporter: good evening. the bankruptcy judge in detroit said detroit does meet the eligibility requirements under chapter 9 of the bankruptc
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
deals are done. paul ryan and patty murray are grown-ups. they don't agree on everything. they're not out finger points or blaming. they're trying to do something constructive. i think the president ought to watch this. if you get -- no, it's not big in that way, if they get something and we can get passed funding the government debt ceiling without the democrats shooting themselves in the foot -- >> that's the best victory. >> i was told the sequester and the budget caps were going to destroy the economy. remember that? >> they closed -- >> and the cbo told us it was going to destroy the economy. where are we now? after a year of the sequester, 11 months the unemployment rate has come down from close to 8% to 7%. now, the economy is performing as sub par. it ought to be growing twice as fast, but it's growing. and i think smaller government gives the private sector openings to grow. let's them breathe. >> the economy didn't collapse in the shutdown. >> all the keynesians predicted gloom and doom and nothing happened. >> and the sequester only amounted to 3 cents on the dollar of tota
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
president did was what paul ryan's budget actually called for. now the republicans are critical for it. >> right. just to end this thing, look -- >> you're with me on this, right, larry? >> i think your hypothesis is right. i don't think at the end of the day they are going to take the $700 billion out of medicare. that's number one. number two, to emily's point, a lot of that is coming out of medicare advantage, which is popular. so i think this is part of the financing mystery of how obama care is going to wind up being paid for. now, we don't have time -- >> it's going to wind up being paid for by the taxpayers. >> they may have to come back for more. that's another segment. i appreciate both of you making those points. steve mcmahan, emily miller, thank you. >>> this is the moment you have all been waiting for. it's the first ever "kudlow report" youth summit. holy cow. four young college students, four, count them, are about to join me on the set live. they will talk about why young people are turning on obama care and the president, or are they turning against obama care and the
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
enrollments that have been completed? paul, front end, are you satisfied with what happened in the front end? before i get to the back end, front end, november, where are you on this? >> they are way behind etch their own estimates. only 100,000 people signed up to this point. they estimated 800,000 people by the end of the month. their success rate, 80% of people can logon. that's a terrible rate. any online merchanter will tell you that 20% is a terrible failure rate. the administration is setting up its own deadlines and saying, we passed them. but a very poor situation -- >> did they get a grace period on this -- in other words, did they win something back -- i don't want to be so totally 100% critical even though i think it's ludicrous. but do they get a grace period on this? >> at the end of the day, it's what happens when you logon. if significant numbers of people are having problems, they've bought the media a grace period. >> this whole business about the 834 connection in the exchange, tell us about that. this is the back end. you can enroll on the front end. if there's no payment
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